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Minnesota Emerging Writers' Grant


The Minnesota Emerging Writers’ Grant provides writers with financial support and professional assistance to develop and implement multifaceted plans for their artistic endeavors.

Winners will be selected to receive grants of up to $10,000 to underwrite projects of their own design. The total amount that can be awarded is $38,000. The total number of winners will be dependent on the requests. Typically, four writers are awarded grants. Please be sure to download and read the full guidelines before submitting your application.

Deadline to apply was 11:59 p.m. on April 3, 2015.

Download PDF Guidelines from 2015 award

The Minnesota Emerging Writers' Grant is supported by a grant from the Jerome Foundation and by Loft members.

More Information

Here is a handy resource guide for using Submittable for your application and a sample of a past successful application.

Submittable Guide

Sample of Successful Application 1

Sample of Successful Application 2

Sample of Successful Application 3

Sample of Successful Application 4

2014 Emerging Writers' Grant—General Info
2014 Emerging Writers' Grant—Q and A